A former employee of Lowndes County Health Department has been indicted for embezzlement.
A Lowndes County woman shot as a bystander in an officer-involved shooting in Columbus a year ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officer she says shot her.
A 20-year-old man has died after he and several others were apparently playing a Russian roulette-style game over the weekend.
Starkville resident James Bardwell had a choice.
He could go to trial for sexual battery and two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon. Or, he could accept a plea agreement from the state to confess to the weapons charges, spend the next 18 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections and not have to register as a sex offender when released.
Nearly every time the board of trustees for Recovery House meets, Executive Director Stephanie Johnson is there with a letter from a woman who has been touched by the program.
An antebellum house in north Columbus is slated to be demolished.
A Lowndes County circuit judge ruled Thursday not to drop the manslaughter indictment against a former Columbus police officer involved in a fatal shooting three years ago.
When Agnes Zaiontz saw the Water/Ways traveling Smithsonian museum exhibition in Pickwick, Tennessee last year, she immediately loved it.
In 1975, 18-year-old Jeanhee Kang arrived in the United States with $40 in her pocket and hope that she could make her dreams come true.
When lifelong Columbus resident Laverne Greene-Leech learned she had breast cancer and would need surgery followed by months of chemotherapy, she went to the store and bought some wigs and colorful scarves to wrap around her head.
Michael Miller said he and the other firefighters had just finished Thanksgiving dinner when they got the call: house fire on 12th Avenue North.
Fifteen students will begin classes in the Golden Triangle's first surgical technology program next January.
East Mississippi Community College and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle have entered a partnership to train students in the college's new program as well as its paramedic program.
Annie Barry spent Monday morning going from Columbus office to Columbus office handing out flyers for the city's annual turkey drive.
The Columbus Fairgrounds will soon be haunted.
At least that's what the volunteers with the Community Benefit Committee are hoping visitors will think when they visit this year's haunted house.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department have arrested two people in connection to a weekend homicide in south Columbus.
Columbus Light and Water has partnered with a broadband consulting firm to explore whether Columbus business owners are open to the idea of receiving phone and internet service from their local public utility company.
Columbus police are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday in a south Columbus apartment.
Gary Lancaster leaned over the computer set out in Friendship Cemetery among clusters of land surveying equipment Friday afternoon.
On the screen in front of him was a rough underground map of the grave sites of about 1,000 soldiers who died in Columbus after the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 -- soldiers whose lives and deaths he's been researching for years.
More than 250 suspects of violent crimes were arrested in a month-long combined operation of law enforcement in North Mississippi last month.
In 2010, forensic DNA analyst Kathryn Rodgers created a DNA profile of the suspect in a 30-year-old sexual assault.
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